& lsquo;Kasambahay& rsquo; is no slave

Immediately following President Duterte’s announcement of former ambassador Marichu Mauro’s dismissal from service, she decried the decision as unjust and illegal penalty for her maltreatment of her Filipina housemaid in Brazil......»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardMar 5th, 2021

US blocks cotton from China& rsquo;s & lsquo;slave labor& rsquo;

The United States will block imports of cotton it says are harvested with “slave labor” in China’s Xinjiang region, authorities have announced......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2020

Hamilton: Slave trader& rsquo;s statue should & lsquo;stay in river& rsquo;

London--Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said a slave trader’s statue that was torn down and dumped in a harbour during anti-racism protests should “stay in the river”......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 10th, 2020

P5k pay for & lsquo;kasambahay& rsquo; in NCR up

Domestic workers or “kasambahay” in Metro Manila may see their monthly pay rate go up from P3,500 to P5,000......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 20th, 2019

137k & lsquo;jailbirds& rsquo; released after virtual hearings

At least 137,000 persons deprived of liberty, including children in conflict with the law, has been freed as of last April 9 through video conferencing hearings that was implemented in May 2020 amid the coronavirus disease pandemic, according to the Supreme Court......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News10 hr. 14 min. ago

AFP chief crushes & lsquo;war& rsquo; rumor

Armed Forces chief Gen. Cirilito Sobejana on Sunday dismissed as false social media reports that war was about to break out between the Philippines and China over the presence of Chinese vessels in the West Philippine Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News10 hr. 14 min. ago

TS & lsquo;Bising& rsquo; hard to track & mdash;PAGASA; red alert up

Disaster officials went on red alert over the potential impact of Typhoon “Bising,” as the storm moved closer to the Bicol region......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News10 hr. 14 min. ago

& lsquo;3 virus variants spreading& rsquo;

The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday said experts have detected 266 more cases of the UK, 351 of the South African, and 25 Philippine COVID-19 variants......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News10 hr. 14 min. ago

Buckle up for & lsquo;Fast & Furious 9& rsquo; sneak peek

Universal Pictures Philippines has just released the latest trailer for Fast & Furious 9 on Facebook and Youtube......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated News19 hr. 44 min. ago

Psalms David tests his limits in & lsquo;I Need To Know& rsquo;

Young performer Psalms David gives his fans another musical treat with the release of his sophomore single under GMA Music titled “I Need To Know.”.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated News19 hr. 44 min. ago

BTS breaks internet with & lsquo;Bang Bang Con& rsquo; digital event

K-Pop superstars Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook of the supergroup BTS delighted millions of fans from around the world with the staging of “Bang Bang Con 21,” which streamed on the group’s official YouTube channel, BANGTANTV......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated News19 hr. 44 min. ago

Romero wants & quot;game-fixers& quot; punished to full extent of law

Former amateur basketball ‘godfather’ and Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero said the players, coaches and officials involved in the controversial VisMin Super Cup match between the Lapu-Lapu City and Siquijor should suffer the severest possible penalty under the law once proven guilty of game-fixing......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated News21 hr. 44 min. ago

& lsquo;China marks all over SCS& rsquo;

China has registered trademarks over hundreds of land features scattered throughout the South China Sea, a move opposed by other claimants to the disputed waters, BenarNews, a Washington-based online news service, reported Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 16th, 2021

Lee& rsquo;s dominant run extended at & lsquo;ONE On TNT II& rsquo;

There’s no stopping Christian “The Warrior” Lee from cementing his status as ONE Championship’s most dominant World Champion after yet another impressive performance.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

& lsquo;More benefits for poll workers& rsquo;

The Department of Education (DepEd) reached out to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to provide additional compensation and benefits to poll workers for the upcoming 2022 National and Local Elections......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

Kang Daniel returns with final chapter of & lsquo;Color Series& rsquo;

K-Pop superstar  Kang Daniel  returned with his new album Yellow on April 13. The record marked the third and final chapter of his  COLOR  series, which began in February last year......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

BSP reinforces & lsquo;know-your-employee& rsquo; rules for banks

The Monetary Board, the policy-making body of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, said Thursday it strengthened the “know-your-employee” policies and practices and tightened controls related to confirmation of deposit accounts as part of the operational risk management system of supervised financial institutions......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

Arnel Pineda rocks & lsquo;Cardo Dalisay& rsquo;

FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano has released a recompilation soundtrack that features its new theme song by rock artist Arnel Pineda.  .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

Will Smith& rsquo;s & lsquo;Emancipation& rsquo; ditches Georgia over voting law

Will Smith's slavery drama Emancipation will no longer be filmed in Georgia after the southern US state approved a voting rights law that critics say is intended to depress turnout in Black and other underrepresented communities......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

& lsquo;Life Talk with Susan Barlin& rsquo;

Learning from other people's mistakes, wisdom and experiences will be one of the best things you do for your life. This is the lesson that  Life Talk with Susan Barlin would like to share with its audience. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

& lsquo;Lunch Out Loud& rsquo; tramples & lsquo;It& rsquo;s Showtime& rsquo;

Lunch Out Loud (LOL) is ahead of the game when it comes to viewership and ratings, even against It’s Showtime, which has been on air for almost a decade. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021